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Gate of Great Harmony (Taihe Men)

Inside The Palace of Museum, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gate of Supreme Harmony is the main gate of the Outer Court and is one of the more grand gates leading to the different squares. It’s pretty impressive from a distance and the best shots are from the Golden water bridges over the stream...More

Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The whole Forbidden City complex is jaw droppingly beautiful and really has to be seen to be believed. The Gate of Great Harmony is absolutely majestic as befits it's surroundings. It is huge and ornate with a stunning roof and all sorts of carvings in...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was yet another beautiful architecture. My guide told me that it was important to be big and colourful in China.

1  Thank RayParks
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is the second major gate in the south of the Forbidden City. Huge and impressive, this provides a great backdrop for photographs without too many tourists.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Actually It would be difficult and of course a shame to miss it since this is, in my opinion, what makes the Forbidden City so special and famous. This is probably the most interesting and even stunning part of it: this immense empty space enclosed...More

5  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

When visiting the Forbidden City this is one location that you may be able to get a tourist photograph without other tourists in it. Good luck.

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 21 July 2016

By now we had crossed three imposing gates on entering Tienanmen Square, this just felt repetitive. Although the courtyard on both sides does give it a picturesque appeal which again is offset by the hoards of tourist.

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A beautiful gate with interesting concrete work and statues. Classical Chinese architecture and very photogenic.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 5 February 2016

More superb Forbidden City architecture, the size of this and other buildings take your breath away!

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 20 January 2016

My recollection of visiting is that the correct name was Gate of Supreme Harmony. The first of many featured buildings as you enter the Forbidden City.

Thank gastronaut_11
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